DGF National Fellow - Musical Theater

Nicolette Blount

Amherst, Massachusetts

Nicolette Blount (she/her) is a songwriter, writer, producer, singer, actress, and tribal member of the Chickasaw Nation. Nicolette is the creator, cowriter, composer and lyricist for a new musical, Savage – The Unconquerable Wanda Savage. Savage received Honorable Mention for the American Playwright Foundation’s Relentless Award 2022 and has 43K streams of it’s music streaming that she self produced. Nicolette’s music has been featured at 54 Below at Women of The Wings Vol. 4, at Joe’s Pub for the Ring of Keys Gala, and at the 2019 New York Musical Festival.

As a producer, she enjoys highlighting new talent and unheard stories through her LLC Take My Shot Productions.  Recently, she started nativetheatreartists.com to help create more visibility for Native artists on and off Broadway.

Nicolette has performed at Broadway Sessions and is featured on Savage’s EP. Some of Nicolette’s performance highlights have been singing at Carnegie Hall and Performing in two operas Tosca and Turandot with the Palm Springs and Riverside Civic Operas. While living in Hawaii, Nicolette wrote and recorded her first album, Conversations and toured with the Kanikapila Singers. She continues to perform in local theater with her recent role being Miss Hannigan in Annie. Nicolette is a member of the Dramatist Guild, ASCAP, Beyond Music, PAAL, Songwriters Guild of America, TRU, and Maestra. She continues to work on the development of Savage and a few new endeavors including Red, the story of the Queen of Hearts and Riot Grrrl.

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